Linda Smith talks with Cody Kommers on his podcast talk show, Cognitive Revolution. The episode is entitled #9: Linda B. Smith on Making the Best Local Decisions. Here is the iTunes link.
Starting in January, 2020, a third full-time faculty has been hired by the EAR initiative. Currently a postdoctoral fellow at Boston University, Dr. Zoran Tiganj, will join the faculty in Computer Science and also Program in Neuroscience and Program in Cognitive Science.
WELCOME to Dr. Justin Wood, a second new hire by the EAR initiative, joined the faculty, Fall of 2019, in Informatics, and also Cognitive Science and Pscyhological and Brain Sciences.
Linda Smith has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in pioneering research work. She is the first woman at IU to be named to the academy since Elinor Ostrom received the honor in 2001.
Congratulations Linda Smith, winner of the 2019 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists -- one of the most distinguished societies of psychology. Read about it HERE!
Linda Smith, March 2019, was invited to speak and consult at Google Deepmind in London on how principles of learning from infants may yield new approaches to machine learning that solve current limitations.
Researchers are looking to psychology to help develop the next generation of AI machines. Read Linda Smith's response to this topic in the APA, Monitor on Psychology, article entitled, 'Making a thinking machine'.
Karin James has been awarded the Research Equipment Fund for her proposal entitled 'Eye tracking during learning in developmental populations'.
In Fall 2018, EAR team (led by Richard Betzel) founded the new Computational Neuroimaging Journal Club. See Events page.
Tyler Marghetis, an EAR supported post-doc, received the prestigious Omidyar fellowship at the Santa Fe Institute. Sumarga Suanda, EAR supported post doc and now assistant professor at University of Connecticut, received a prestigious John S. McDonnell Foundation Human Scholar Award.